How NOT to run a meeting – let my pain be your gain

When I first became a manager, the thing I dreaded the most was running the weekly team meeting. Cue copious eye rolling, blank stares and sideways smirks, constant phone checking and deathly silence. All the while, I perched anxiously at the head of the table. Not yet comfortable in my new manager skin – I…

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6 Simple Ways to Run Successful Meetings

“A meeting is a gathering where people speak up, say nothing and then all disagree.”  – Thomas Kayser Meetings are a dichotomy. If run well, they can be a great way to move forward, connect and build important working relationships and creatively solve issues or challenges. At worst, they are a complete time waster and…

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